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High schools - McMillan leaves the Hurricanes Glades Central's big win will last 1 .1 Can't blame Jim Reynolds, the baseball coach at Glades Central, if he was feeling a little giddy when he woke up Tuesday. Nor can you blame him for pinching himself to make sure it wasn't just a dream. There it was though, in black and white in the morning paper: Glades Central upsets state-ranked Wellington. Blanked 'em, 2-0. "We felt, myself included, like we had won the World Series," Reynolds said. It's the first time Glades Central has beaten Wellington in baseball, and it was arguably the biggest victory in the history of the Raiders' baseball program. "It was the biggest win as far as I'm concerned," Reynolds said. Reynolds had a feeling this year's team might surprise some people. Glades Central more known for its championship-caliber track and field program when it comes to spring sports was 6-18 last season in baseball, but 10 of the losses were by two runs or less. Almost the entire lineup including major league prospect Diego Santos, who has stolen 30 bases in 33 attempts returned Steve Dorsey High Schools this season. Already the Raiders have won more games than they did last season and were 6-5 the first time over .500 in many years until they went into a little slump. The win against Wellington junior Roger Mottley tossed a two-hit shutout and an 11-0 victory against rival Pahokee on Tuesday improved the Raiders to 8-9. The Raiders also have defeated traditional power Pope John Paul twice this season, and with pre-season district favorite Forest Hill struggling some, Glades Central has to be considered a playoff contender. One thing is for sure, Monday's win opened some eyes. "A win like that can take you through the rest of the season," Lincoln Park, Glades Central roll Resultsschedule Baseball Wednesday's results Okeechobee 8, Clewiston 4 Vero Beach 6, St. Albans, D.C. 5 Wellington 7, Santaluces 3 Today's games Lake Worth at Pope John Paul, 3:30 p.m. L w Christian at Summit Christian, 4 p.m. Beniamln at American Heritage, 4 p.m. Pahokee at Glades Day, 4 p.m. Highlands Christian at King's, 4 p.m. Berean Christian at Jupiter Christian, 4 p.m. J Carroll at Cardinal Newman (DH), 4 p.m. Port St. Lucie at Fort Pierce Central, 7 p.m. Spanish River at Atlantic, 7 p.m. Palm Beach Lakes at Martin County, 7 p.m. Softball Wednesday's results LaBelle 7, Moore Haven 6 Lincoln Park Academy 5, Forest Hill 0 Lake Worth Christian 22, Jupiter Christian 4 Lake Worth 7, Palm Beach Lakes 6 Glades Central 16, Pahokee 3 Olympic Heights 2, Jupiter 0 Santaluces 7, John I. Leonard 0 Martin County 13, Fort Pierce Westwood 1 Today's games South Plantation at Boca Raton, 4 p.m. Royal Palm Beach at FP Westwood, 4 p.m. Pompano Beach-Ely at Santaluces, 4 p.m. Cardinal Newman at Suncoasl, 4 p.m. Forest Hill at King's Academy, 4 p.m. Pope John Paul at Glades Central, 4 p.m. Jupiter Christian at Berean Christian, 4 p.m. Wellington at Atlantic, 6:30 p.m. Martin County al John I. Leonard, 7 p.m. Track Today's meets Florida Relays at Gainesville Golf Wednesday's results GIRLS . ... Martin County 157, Beniamin 189 BENJAMIN (7-2) - Berger 41, Parente 46, Romth 42, Osha 50. MARTIN COUNTY (9 0) - J. Herd 33, S. Herd 37, Fagan 39, Colasanto 48. At Summerfleld Champions Club, par 36. FP Central 215, FP Westwood 222 FORT PIERCE CENTRAL (6-4) - Sassone 4B, Tranter 54, Clift 51, Lindsey 62. FORT PIERCE WESTWOOD (3-9) - Chandler 42, Carpenter 49, D'Amico 61, Sabater 70. At Fairwinds CC. South Fork 219, Port St. Lucie 235 SOUTH FORK (4-6) - Miscoskl 44, Mailing 55, Lieber 56, Watkins 64. PORT ST. LUCIE (2-9) - Alessi 55, Dessleux 50, Harris 61, Heltsley 61. At Florida Club. BOYS Palm Beach Gardens 166, Boca Raton 172: PALM BEACH GARDENS (8-2) - HolllS 39, Loven 41, Reardon 43, Koiar 43. BOCA RATON (7-5) - Duvall 41, Phillips 43, Innes 44, Schwencke 44. At Comino Del Mar Country Club, par 36. Glades Day 163, Nova 170 GLADES DAY (6-5) - Rimes 40, Jk.DavIS 40, Hoard 41, JsDavis 42. NOVA Mandelkorn 39, Schimeul 40, Mason 44, Haman 47. At Belle Glodes Country Club. Today's matches All matches at 3:30 p.m. unless noted BOYS Suncoast at Martin County John I. Leonard at Wellington Royal Palm Beach at Forest Hill Lake Worth at Santaluces Beniamin at Pope John Paul Spanish River at Atlantic Cardinal Newman at Lake Worth Christion William T. Dwyer at Palm Beach Lakes Olympic Heights at Jupiter Boca, FP Central at PB Gardens GIRLS Wellington at John I. Leonard Forest Hill at Royal Palm Beach Boca, Martin Co. at PB Gardens Santaluces at Lake Worth Atlantic at Spanish River Tennis Wednesday's results BOYS Martin County 7, Lake Worth 0 Singles: Halheway (MC) d. Klrkpotrlck 8-3; Steffen (MC) d. Llebman 8-0; Ducoin (MC) d. Hayden 8-3, Curel (MC) d. Machiovello 8-1; Peterson (MC) d. Pepin 8-2. Doubles: Hatheway-Stetlen (MC) d. Klrkpatrick-Hayden 8-1; Stltely-Oucoln (MC) d. Leibman-Machiavello 8-5 Records: Martin County 9-2, Lake Worth 0-8. Olympic Heights 7, Palm Beach Gardens Singles: Strompf (O) del. Zwecker 8-0, Zlcko (O) del. Shah 8 4; Hochman (O) def. Zhurauvl 8-3; Sun (O) def. Venugopal 80; Perry (O) def. Ball 8-0 Doubles: Strompf-Zika def Shah-Zwecker 8-4; Chen-Moskovltj def. Zhurauvl-Venagopul 8 7. Records: Olympic Heights 12-0; Palm Beach Gardens (3-5). Santaluces 4, Wellington 3 Singles: Rifenberg (WED d Edmanson -4; McMichael (SANT) d. Rosenthal 8-5; Rahool (SANT) d. Spencer 8-0; Friizell (WED d. Pem-berton 8-5; Brown (WED d Lexitt 8-4 Doubles: Edmanson-Rahool (SAN) d. Rifenberg-Rosen-1hal9-7; McMichael-Pemperton (SANT) d. Frii-zell-Spencer 8 3. GIRLS Martin County 7, Lake Worth 0 Singles: Peterson (MC) d. Corbitt 8-0; Booz (MC) d Elder 8-4, Branning (MC) d Harper 0-2; Patel (MC) d Stewart 8-1; Kus (MC) d Roca-bado 8-2. Doubles: Peterson-Kus (MC) d. Corbltt-Stewart 8-0; Boaz-Branning (MC) d. Elder-Harper 8-2. Records: Martin County 7-4, Lake Worth 3-5. Palm Beach Gordons 7, Olympic Heights I Singles: Vivenzio (PBG) d. Mortorono 8-2, S Gaunt (PBG) d Marcus 8-1, L.Gaunt (PBG) d. Shach 8-3; Golbraith (PBG) d. Otero 8-1; De-Jong (PBG) d. Blumstein 8-0. Doubles: Vlven-zio-S Gaunt (PBG) d. Mortorono-Marcus 8-4; L Gaunt-Galbreth (PBG) d. Shach-Otero 8-2. Records: Palm Beach Gardens 8-0, Olympic Heights 7-4. Pope John Paul 7, Royal Palm Beach Singles: Mara (PJP) d Clodleller 8-0; Lome (PJP) d. Miller 8-0; Rohwedder (PJP) d. Mas-sey 8-0, Cipolla (PJP) d Donegan 8-0, Belcher (PJP) d Majik 8 0 Doubles: Slalkow Rohwedder (PJP) d. Clodlelter-Masey 8-2; Clpolla-Lorne (PJP) d. Miller Addington 8-2. Wellington i, Santaluces I Singles: Krolt (WED d. Morand 8-0; Gordon (WED d Mead 8-2; Santisl (WED d Vargas 8-0; Hendricks (WED d. Voght 8-1; Cowrie (SANT) won Doubles: Kraft-Gordon (WED won 8-0; Santisl-Hendricks (WED won 8-0. BOYS Suncoast (, Glades Central 1 Singles: Taylor (SUN) d Mekisier 8-0, Dlnovl-teser (SUN) d Hamilton 8 2, Mustafa (GO d. Maleara 9 8 (7-21, Duffy (SUN) d. Shotrara 8-0, R Taylor (SUN) d. Canty 8-3. Doubles: Taylor-R Taylor (SUN) d. Mustafa-Hamilton 1-2; Duffy Oinoviteser (SUN) d. Shataro-Canty 8-3. Records: Suncoast 6 0 Pop John Paul 7, Royal Palm Beach Singles: Croke (PJP) d. Ball 8-4; Calabuse (PJP) d. prlsovsky 8-5, Leto (PJP) d. Fisher o-2, Fioronl (PJP) d Cole 8-0; Sporrer (PJP) d. Money 8 4. Doubles: Croke-Colabrese (PJP) d Ball-Fisher 8 4, Leto-Fioroni (PJP) d. Priso-veky-Johns8 5. Todoy's matches All matches at 3:30 p.m. unless noted Olympic Heights at Spanish River Fort Pierce Central at Port St Lucie Palm Beech Gardens at Boca Raton South Fork at Fort Pierce Westwood Beniamin at Forest Hill Vero Beach at John I. Leonard Atlantic at Santaluces Pope John Paul at Suncoast Jupiter at William T. Dwyer Boys volleyball WotdntMtfai's rtsulft Atlantic tf. SantalucM 1S-4, 19-7: A (7 ?) -Mark Swingle 10 kids. Watt Walters tour aces, Miouei Rebecca sin kills. S (0-7). Today's f a mo AM games at 4 o.m. wnltts noted William T Dwyer at Boca Raton Lake Worth at Olympic Heights Wellington at Santaluces Royal Palm Beach at Palm Beach Gardens Palm Beach Lanes at Atlantic Suncoast at Forest Hill Spanish River at John t Leonard Cardinal Newman at Jupiter played solidly behind the plate in Wellington s win against John 1. Leonard on Saturday night. Diaz is the son of former major leaguer Bo Diaz and Rader might have the strongest arm of all. Injuries have taken their toll on the Wolverines the first half of the season, although Gabbard's is the only season-ending injury. Second baseman Scott Grossi, who will play at Duke next year, has missed the past three weeks with a pulled abdominal muscle. Right-fielder Trevor Piestor , sustained a broken nose and hairline fracture of his cheekbone when he was hit by a pitch in a 12-inning loss to Vero Beach early this month. Benedict said Grossi and Piestor are expected back soon, however. B Noteworthy: The Diadora Senior Showcase soccer matches, originally scheduled for Saturday, have been moved to Tuesday at Lake Worth High School. The games, which will feature the top senior soccer players from the area including Martin and St. Lucie counties, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $4. For more information, call John Webb at (561) 433-4188. Justin Pigott and Neil Jenkins went l-for-2 with two RBI for Dwyer. William T. Dwyer Palm Beach Lakes 013 300 J- 3 000 031 0- 4 1 4 Caruthers, Eaton (3), Fuller (5) Ross (6), Acker (7) and Collins; Rivera, Rivera (4) and Perez. WP: Caruthers (1-1). LP: Riviera (0-1). 2B: WTD-Moin-ville (2), Jenkins, Pigott, Mills. LATE TUESDAY Glades Central 11, Pahokee 1: Johnny Mullins struck out 14 and pitched a one-hitter to lead the Raiders (8-9) over the Blue Devils (1-13) at Pahokee. Glades Central Pahokee 423 002-11 7 1 001 000- 1 1 1 Mullins and Almaian; Bolden, Person (4) and Baltaiar. WP: Mullins (1-4). LP: Bolden. 2B: GC-Almazan, Mullins. Port St. Lucie 5, Martin County 3: Tom Simms went 2-for-5 with two stolen bases, Brian Sullivan went 2-for-3 with two RBI an Garrett Gardner had the game-winning RBI for the Jaguars (10-4). George Sterner went 3-for-5 for the Tigers (9-5). Port St. Lucie 020 100 000 2 3 t I 001 110 010 0- S 7 3 Martin County IM -n..tlr...ia IA1 anri Altr; InhanSPn. mtrauuciii ip ' -- Sellick (7) and Preston. WP: Coutlangus. LP: Sel-llck. 2B: PSL-Coutlongus; MC-Brockwoy. Pompano Ely 3, Spanish River 1: David Goldfarb and Ben Swanson each went 2-for-3 and Jason Rayfield pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts and no earned runs for the Sharks (4-10). TRACK BOYS Jupiter meet Team scores: 1. Glades Central 243, 2 William T. Dwyer ; 3. Jupiter 74, 4. Forest Hill 53; 5. Pahokee 44; 6. Jupiter Christian 10. 3,200 relay: I. Glades Central 44, 2 Jupiter 1:59; 3 William T. Dwyer 52 110 high hurdles: I. Hen-drick (PAH) 15:24, 2. Pace 14:17, 3. Harwood (JUP) 16 26. 100: I Tensley (GO 11:14; 2. Vickers (GO 11 31; 3 Lebrun (GO 11:41. 1,400: 1. Helssner (JUP) 4 41; 2 Gay (JO 4:57; 3. Beagle (FH) 4:50. 400 relay: 1 Glades Central 42 76. 2 Pahokee 43.15; 3. William T Dwyer 46 4. 400: I. McBride (GO 50:02, 2 Anderson (WTD) 50:43, 3. Jones (GO 51:66. 300 hurdles: I. Hendrlck (PAH) 40 74; 2. Simms (GO 40:83; 3 Dardy (WTD) 40:85. 800: 1. Williams (GO 2:00; 2. Harriot (GO 2:0; 3. Catal (GO 2:10 200: 1. Vicker (GO 22 05; 2. Lawson (PAH) 23 02; 3 Nelson (GO 23 03 3,200: 1. Heissner ( JUP) 54, J. Hess (FH) 10 40, 3. Beagle (FH) 11:08 1,400 relay: I. Glades Central 8 44, 2. Jupiter 8 59; 3. William T. Dwyer 52 Discus: I. Alexis (FH) 132-5, 2. Silvers (JUP) 117-3; 3 Brown (GO U0-2" Shot put: 1. Thomas (GO 43-3, 2 Brown GO 42-3' j; 3. Alexis (FH) 41- 11 Long lump: I. Lovett (GO 22 -VI; 2 Banks (GO 21-5, 3. Webb (WTD) 21-11. Triple lump: I. Banks (GO 45-3; 2. Webb (WTD) 42-IP; 3. Messam (GO 42-4 High jump: I. Love (GO 6-4; 2 Webb (WTD) 5-; 3 Small (WTD) 5-9. Pole yault: I. Catal (GO 10-0; 2. Lebrun (GO 10-0; 3. Lorkins (WTD) 9-4. GIRLS Jupiter meet Team scores: 1. Glodes Central 187, 1. Jupiter 117; 3 Williom T, Dwyer 89, 4. Pahokee 48; 5. Jupiter Christian 38; 4 Forest Hill 7. 3,208 relay: I. Jupier Christian 10:44; 2. Glades Central 10:51; 3 William T Dwyer II 18 180 high hurdles: 1. Jones (GO 15 29, 2 Mouatt (WTD) 18 43; 3 Morris (GO 18 43 100: I Thompson (PAH) 12 86; 2 Sunser ( JUP) 13 57, 3 Johnson IGO 13:41. 1,400: 1 Bendl (JUP) 5 51. 2 Gouldy (JUP) 4:10, 3 Butter-more I JUP) 4 19 408 relay: 1. Glodes Central 51 02; 2 Wil.om T. Dwyer 54 64, 3 Jupiter Christion 1:00. 400: I Outter (GO 101 24; 2 Burgess (JUP) 103 0, 3. Edward (GO 104 54. 300 hurdles: I. Jones (GO 3 83, I B.ythwood (GO 45 83; 3 Corroll ( JUP) 5:70 804: 1 Grasso (WTD) 2 25. 2 Floyd (JUP) 2 29; 3 Tnngali (WTD) 2 33 TOO: I Bythwood (GO 24 19: I Thompson (PAH) 24 99, 3 Andorswon (GO 28 39 3,200: I. Torole (JCH) 12 07. J Bergeon (JUP) 12 29, 3 Grosso (WTD) 12 24. 1.400 roloy: I. Glode Control 4 09 2 JHupiter 4 34, 3 Wiliem T Dwyer 5 22 Dnv cul. I Gilbert (PAH) 99-1; 2 Morris (GO 93-5'; 3 Wright (WTD) 90-10 Shot put: I. Gilbert (PAH) 347; 7 Morris (GO 32-0. 3. Bythwood (GO 32-S Long lump: 1 Pringle (PAH) 171; 2 Smith (GO 14-5'T.. 3 Thompson (PAH) 14-5 Triple lump: I Smith (GO 14-0 2 Pringle (PAH) 33-4 3 Jones (GO 33-1. High tamp: I Bythwood I GO 4 4, 2 Outler (&C 4-9, 3 Pererio (FH) 4-4 Pete ueult: I Shuler (WTD) 7-0, 1. Houston (WTO) 7 J. Tnngali (WTO) 7-0. Reynolds said. "I remember losing to Wellington (in years past) 21-1 and 22-2. 1 remember those scores." You can bet Reynolds never will forget Monday night's score. Wellington catcher out for season: Wellington senior catcher Kyle Gabbard is out for the remainder of the season with a chipped bone on his patella (kneecap). Wellington coach Scott Benedict said Gabbard, the Wolverines' leader in home runs (3) and RBI (14), injured the knee while in a rundown against district rival Palm Beach Lakes last Friday. Benedict said Gabbard, who is expected to have surgery within a week, will be sorely missed in the Wolverines' lineup. "He's the best catcher I've had in my 10 years here," Benedict said. "He handled the pitchers well, he has strong arm, not to mention he was hitting .353 and was our home run and RBI leader." Benedict said three sophomores Robbie Orton, Bo Diaz Jr. and Justin Rader will share the catching duties the remainder of the season. Orton i annis WATERSStaff Photoeraoher chobee. Alan Lanier hit a homer for Okeechobee. two-run Clewiston Okeechobee 010 030 0- 4 0 1 01S 101 - I 12 0 Barnes, Hatfield (3) and Polhill; Burk, Davenport (5), Crawford (5), Guerrero (7) and Lanier. WP: Burk (3-D. LP: Barnes (0-3) 2B: OKE-Storey, Ti-jerina. 3B: OKE-Crawtord HR: OKE-Lanier. Wellington 7, Santaluces 3: Bo Diaz was 3-for-3 for the Wolverines (12-3) in a victory against the Chiefs at Lantana. Scott Grossi went 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBI. Mark Roche was 2-for-3 with one run scored for the Chiefs. Wellington Santaluces 100 051 - 7 10 1 120 000 0- 3 0 1 Eubanks, Bradley (7) and Diaz. Dougherty, Jordan (5), Casenoda (71 and Gilenwater, Hughes. WP: Eubanks (4-01. LP: Dougherty 3B: W-Grossi Vero Beach 6, St. Albans, D.C. 5: Andy Wilson went 2-for-3 with a run scored and three RBI for the Indians (12-2). St. Albans Vero Beach 203 ON 0- S 7 1 117 Oil 0- 4 W 4 Hughe. Fisher (5) end Spring Beets. Tonhersley (4) end Willis. Dunan (41 WP: Tenkersley (1-0). LP: Fisher 7B: V-Wilson HR: V-Wilson William T. Dwyer 9, Palm Beach Lakes 4: Chad Mainvillc went 4-for-5 with two RBI and two doubles to lead the Panthers (8-5) over the Rams at West Palm Beach. By Jorge Milian Palm Beach Post Staff Writer CORAL GABLES Dyrai McMillan, who led the University of Miami in rushing two seasons ago, has left the team. McMillan said Wednesday he, quit because of his unhappiness at being switched from tailback to fullback this spring. : . College football UM coach Butch Davis indicated Wednesday he hoped to change McMillan's mind, but the player says there is no chance of that happening. "I'm not coming back for next year. I know that,' said the junior. McMillan started UM's first three games at tailback in 1997, but missed the rest of the year after injuring his shoulder and received a redshirt. - McMillan's injury allowed for the emergence of 1,000-yard rusher Edgerrin James and back-up James Jackson. r. With James and Jackson returning next season, Davis decided to move McMillan to fullback where he was to compete with Nick Williams and Wilbur Valdez for the starting position. McMillan said he was told that the fullback, rarely used as a ball carrier in Davis' offensive system, would see more work. "I didn't run the ball once during the (four) days I was out at practice," McMillan said. McMillan also said he was under the impression that the switch to fullback was "temporary" but found out recently that it wasn't. Davis said he met with McMillan on Monday and tried to talk the player out of quitting. "We had a long conversation," Davis said. "I told him that, clearly, it's in his best interest (to stay at UM)." i McMillan said he hasn't given much thought to playing football at another school and added he might give up the sport altogether. McMillan led the team in rushing during the 1996 season by gaining 565 yards. i' Noteworthy: Michael Lawson has been moved from defensive tackle to defensive end. Lawson, an Atlantic High School who started five games last season, made the switch this week after starting defensive end Derrick Ham was lost for the rest of spring practice with a torn pectoral' muscle Defensive tackle Nick Nettles, a freshman from Wei- lington, underwent surgery after separating his shoulder Saturday during practice. Nettles will miss: the rest of spring drills, but is' expected to be ready for fall prac-.t tice Former UM football players Jim Burt (1978-80), Bennie Blades (1985-87) and Vinny Tes-taverde (1982-86) were three of seven athletes inducted Wednesday into the UM Sports Hall of Fame. FLORIDA STATE FSU's Outzen out: Florida State's Marcus Outzen will miss the rest of spring practice after he separated his right shoulder in a' scrimmage Wednesday when he, was sacked by Jamal Reynolds on the last play. Outzen, who was battling for the quarterback posi-tion, will have X-rays today. NATION Auburn players questioned: Police questioned several Auburn ' football players about a residential burglary in which cash and property worth nearly $55,000 allegedly was stolen, athletic director David Housel confirmed. Housel said no charges had been filed in the March 14 break-in, so no action had been taken against the players. This report was supplemented with material from The Associated Press. i J S Pi ?P v i I h-A V : - , I - -.. , ; . ..... - ,,' . , , i . ... , . i Special to The Palm Beach Post WEST PALM BEACH Ha-gen Hastings struck out 11 and walked none in a one-hit shutout to lead Lincoln Park Academy to a 5-0 victory against Forest Hill in softball Wednesday. Roundup Theresa Holland went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI for Lincoln Park Academy (10-3). Lincoln Park Academy Forost Hill too 70? 0- 5 14 3 000 000 0- 0 1 3 Hastings and Holland; Emerson and Carvaial. WP: Hastings (7-3). LP: Emerson. 28: LP-Holland (2). HR: LP-Holland. Glades Central 16, Pahokee 3: Shwanda Lawrence went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI for the Raiders (2-10). Pahokee Glades Central 021 00 3 3 9 031 Sx-U II 5 Abrams and Scruggs; Butts and Ceballos. WP: Butts (2-4). LP; Abrams. HR: GC-Lawrence. Lake Worth 7, Palm Beach Lakes 6: Pysha Simmons went 2-for-3 with four RBI, including a three-run homer for the Trojans (15-7) in a victory against the Rams t Lake Worth. Nina Armstrong went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and a triple, Kristina Laari went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases, Jennifer Stump went 2-for-3 with one stolen base and two RBI and Jessica Chase went 2-for-4 for Palm Beach Lakes. Palm Beach Lakes Lake Worth 021 0O0 3- 7 1 102 s 0- 7 t 3 Chase and Leakey; Cornelius and Seeman. WP: Cornelius (10-5). LP: Chase. 3B: LW-Armstrong. HR: PBL-Kerr, LW-Simmons. Santaluces 7, John I. Leonard 2: Freshman Karin Ed-wardson improved to 4-1 with a two-hitter to lead the Chiefs (16-2) over the Lancers (6-10) at Veterans Park. Santaluces J.I. Leonard 301 300 0-000 000 0- 7 10 23 Edwardson and Young; Brunett, Bryce (7) and Lamb WP: Edwardson (4-1). LP: Brunett. 2B: SANT-Moschetti 2. 3B: SANT-Pavone, Sweeney. LaBelle 7, Moore Haven 6: The Cowgirls (7-3) scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth and took advantage of five Moore Haven errors to defeat the Terriers (9-2) at LaBelle. Kim Long was 2-for-3 for Moore Haven, which rallied for four runs in the seventh, but stranded the tying run at second base. Moore Havtti Losotlo 070 ON 4- 4S 310 400 I 7 7 3 Pressley, Toms (5) and Thorpe, Coban (5), Lo-tano and Nelson WP: Loiano. LP: Pressley (4-1). 3ft: L-Voungblood. Lake Worth Christian 22, Jupiter Christian 4: Shelby Callaway hit a home run and the Defenders scored 12 runs in the top of the fourth en route to a John I. Leonard shortstop Mara Baker holds up the ball after tagging out Santaluces' Jennifer King trying to steal second base during their softball game Wednesday. Santaluces won 7-2. victory against the Eagles (0-4) at Jupiter. Lake Worth Christian Jupiter Christian 102 (12)70 0 - 22 1 003 100 0 4 7 0 Talsma and Callaway; Waughand Knight. WP: Talsma (0-4); LP: Waugh (0-2). HR: LWC-Callaway. B Olympic Heights 2, Jupiter 0: Aya Funahashi went 2-for-3 and Jinny Matthews struck out six in the win for the Lions (7-9). Ragen Miller went 2-for-3 for the Warriors (1-14-1). Olympic Heights Jupiter 100 010 0 - 2 000 000 0 0 4 1 4 1 Matthews and Badala; Gray, Gradshaw (4) and Hartman WP: Matthews (7-5). LP: Gray (0-1). Martin County 13, Fort Pierce Westwood 1: Kristen Atkinson went 2-for-3 with two RBI and struck out six to lead the Tigers (13-0) over the Panthers (2-11) at Stuart. Fort Pierce Westwood 000 100 0- 1 IS Martin County 172 300 0-13 I 1 Ashton and T Collins, Gladding, Atkinson (3) and Freybe WP: Gladding ( 13-01 LP: Ashton (2-10) 7: MC-Atkinson, Tilton. 3B: MC-Gladdmg, Die-poules. BASEBALL Okeechobee 8, Clewiston 4: Brandon Storey went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Chad McWaters went 2-for-3 with two RBI to lead the Brahmans (8-8) over the Tigers (2-11) at Okee- Fusion, Mutiny play first game of what could be lasting rivalry Rowdies and Fort Lauderdale Strikers of Fusion at Mutiny WHO: Miami Fusion (0-2) at Tampa Bay Mutiny (O-i). WHEN: Today, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Houlihan's Stadium. Tampa. TV: ESPN2. RADIO: WSUA-1260 AM. Spanish. Kooiman is a Fusion mainstay on defense. Midfielder Vargas is expected to start tonight with Valderrama in Bogota, Colombia for a national team game against Yugoslavia. Budnick has yet to play for the Fusion. The Mutiny purge was necessary, says coach John Kowalski in the current Soccer America. "People this year are taking responsibility for their errors and last year, they were making excuses for them.' Mutiny coach John Kowalski has written off the Columbus loss as a bad case of nerves unraveling his team. Stillitano isn't ready to panic, either. "Em confident that we will find a solution to our scoring drought, and that we'll have a stiT-ng showing against the Mutiny." m Hate, Part One: The Tampa Bay count the game as a tie, the Fusion consider it a shootout win. "A win is a win," said Leo Stillitano, Fusion general manager, "The scoreboard clearly reflected our victory. We look forward to the rematch in Tampa March 26." Ikth teams need a win tonight The Mutiny need to begin proving that wholesale off-season changes will pay dividends. Among five new starters on Saturday were Swedes Tom Ravelli in goal, defender Jan Eriksson and Jacek Ziober. a highly touted Poland import, at forward. Thoe players replaced, in part, four current Fusion players. They included Kooiman, midfielders Carlos Valderrama and Nc!i Vargas and goalkeeper Scott Budmck. the old North American soccer League brawled from 1977 to '84 and continued to hate each other as minor-league APSL teams (1988-93) after the NASL folded. The 44-game rivarly ended with the Rowdies up. 24-20. Umbro: The Fusion's uniform supplier is dosing its factories in the VS. and U.K. Founded in England, the company has made soccer equipment for 74 years and outfits Manchester United, the Fusion and the national teams of England, Colombia and Norway. UNfVISON: The Spanish network begins its third season of MLS coverage at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Columbus Crew at Dallas. Also. 5 p.m. Sunday. ESPN carries the New EngUnd Revolution at D.C. United. By Paul Lomartire I'aim lUk Past Staff Wntrr The Miami Fusion and Tampa Bay Mutiny would like nothing better than to start a blood-splattered rivalry at 7:30 p.m. tonight The Fusion (0-2) S0CCt?r play their first road game tonight, against "" the Mutiny (0-1) at Houlihan's Stadium in Tampa. The game is the first of 14 Thursday night MLS games scheduled for ESPN2. The Fusion have yet to score a goal in two games (180 minutes) in its inaugural season. The Mutiny opened at home on Saturday with a 2-1 loss to the Columbus Crew. The Mutiny and - Fusion played an exhibition at the University of Tampa that ended in bickering on March 5. After a minute. 1-1 tie. Mutiny coach John Kowalski made a suggestion to Fusion coach Carlos Cordoba: "Let's do a shootout," he said. The Fusi i, won the shootout but used two ineligible players. The Mutiny

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